John Ball Zoo

We'll be open on March 10th at 10am! Only 19 more days!


You can make a difference at the Zoo! Help us make JBZ more accessible to everyone.

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John Ball Zoo takes an active role in conservation, not only here in Michigan, but around the world!

Sponsor the Penguin through our Animal Sponsorship Program.


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Zoo Hours

Admin/Membership Office: 
Open M-F 8:30 am - 4 pm

Zoo will open on Sat March 10

Seasonal Job Fair

Sat March 3 at 10 am - 2 pm
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